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Woman killed 'leaning out of train window' between Bath and Bristol

Bristol Temple Meads station Image copyright Geography Photos/Getty
Image caption The 28-year-old woman from Penarth suffered serious head injuries on a Bristol Temple Meads-bound service

A woman killed on a train may have been leaning out of a window when she suffered a blow to the head, police said.

The 28-year-old, from Penarth, died at the scene after sustaining serious head injuries while travelling between Bath and Keynsham.

She was on a Bristol Temple Meads-bound service.

Police said her death on Saturday night was not being treated as suspicious and her family had been informed.

'Sadly died at scene'

A British Transport Police statement said: "Officers were called at 10.10pm on Saturday following a report a woman had received serious head injuries while travelling on a train between Bath and Keynsham.

It continued: "Colleagues from South Western Ambulance Service also attended, however, despite their best efforts, a 28-year-old woman from Penarth sadly died at the scene.

"We are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident, which has been reported to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB).

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

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